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Old 24 Aug 2010, 07:15 pm
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Default Any thoughts on the E3 Plugs ?

About time for plugs and wires......thinkin about E3-66 plugs and Taylor Wires.
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Old 24 Aug 2010, 07:23 pm
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I have them in my closet for my Corvette waiting for the next ignitions parts change.

Someone on this forum said he bought them and they were too short and the wires couldn't reach down the valve cover hole to fit on the plug. Just passing that on, don't know of the facts and can't remember the thread. I'd compare your with the stock plug to see if they are the same size. He might have bought the wrong ones.
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Old 25 Aug 2010, 07:15 am
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I think they're a gimmick.
Spark will jump smallest gap - only, so why have other electrodes?
How would you gap them?
I suppose, since gap on a plug widens with time, the working gap could get wider, then the next widest gap would "take over" but gap would still be getting wider...
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Old 25 Aug 2010, 08:01 pm
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Default Re: Any thoughts on the E3 Plugs ?

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I think they're a gimmick.
Spark will jump smallest gap - only, so why have other electrodes?
How would you gap them?
I suppose, since gap on a plug widens with time, the working gap could get wider, then the next widest gap would "take over" but gap would still be getting wider...
Read this:
Engine fails after Spark Plugs and Wires installation
I was going to put them in my PT but after reading about some problems with them on some reviews I went with Iridium Denso power plugs instead. I had bought them for my Pontiac Gran Prix but never put them in, they kind of seem cheaply made and are made in China.
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Old 26 Aug 2010, 12:25 am
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Default Re: Any thoughts on the E3 Plugs ?

i did NOT read this and put them in my 06 and i am sad to say they will be coming out this weekend they dont work for me its not a smooth idle at all
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Old 26 Aug 2010, 07:24 pm
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i just put these in my 02 with new wires. my engine runs better but u get that usually when u put new plugs in. idk about any of the performance benefits yet if there are any. and they fit fine with my pt
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Old 26 Aug 2010, 07:47 pm
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i just put these in my 02 with new wires. my engine runs better but u get that usually when u put new plugs in. idk about any of the performance benefits yet if there are any. and they fit fine with my pt
I would imagine, like any other plug, the E3's come in different sizes for different vehicle and it's possible the wrong ones were used in the one I mentioned earlier.
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Old 26 Aug 2010, 07:52 pm
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I would imagine, like any other plug, the E3's come in different sizes for different vehicle and it's possible the wrong ones were used in the one I mentioned earlier.
ya thats the only thing i can think of cause these went in like anyother spark plug
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Old 26 Aug 2010, 08:01 pm
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ya thats the only thing i can think of cause these went in like anyother spark plug

It's not that they didn't go in easy. The poster said the spark plug wires couldn't reach the plug down the valve cover hole. Maybe he had the wrong wires ???
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Old 26 Aug 2010, 09:45 pm
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ya must of got the wrong stuff. i triple checked everything before i put everthing back together befoore i started it. wires fit good. he might have ordered some performance wires and got the wrong ones
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